strabotomy

strabotomy

[struh-bot-uh-mee]
noun, plural strabotomies. Surgery.
the operation of cutting one or more of the muscles of the eye to correct strabismus.

Origin:
1855–60; < Greek strabó(s) (see strabismus) + -tomy

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strabotomy (strəˈbɒtəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
a former method of treating strabismus by surgical division of one or more muscles of the eye
 
[C19: from French strabotomie, from Greek strabos squinting + -tomy]

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strabotomy stra·bot·o·my (strə-bŏt'ə-mē)
n.
Surgical division of one or more of the ocular muscles or their tendons for the correction of strabismus.

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